1819 Sawyer, Houston, TX 77007
John Cryer III, FAIA Architect/Sculptor

Architect and Sculptor

John Cryer, III, FAIA is a Houston architect that has led some major design projects around the world. He is a Louisiana native and steeped in the rich Cajun culture of his home state. He began his education in architecture and art at Louisiana State University graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture with a minor in art. As a prominent architect and Fellow in the American Institute of Architects, he is pushing his design expertise into the pure expression of ideas and social commentary through expressive sculpture. The concept behind his art pieces is based on the creative interpretation of an idea into a fresh three dimensional expression. Utilizing his architecture background, he expresses ideas with unique materials and well crafted details in its execution. Form, expression, and color evoke the idea.  “I want the viewer of my art to ponder and visualize an idea expressed in a unique and creative way.” 


Bachelor of Architecture, Louisiana State University, 1971

Continuing Studies; Glassell School of Art, 2014-present


Registered Architect, Texas



American Institute of Architects

National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB)

Central Houston

Texas Society of Architects

Society of American Registered Architects (SARA)

Preservation Houston

Hobby Center for Public Policy

Mayoral Steering Committee, Downtown Highway Plan

Washington Arts District